Train with Power for Mountain Biking

One of the main benefits of using a power meter in your training is the ability to track fitness throughout the season and across multiple seasons. While scientists have traditionally relied on laboratory measures of various metabolic thresholds, our lives were made much easier with the development of the functional threshold power (FTP) field test. This test is great – …

Why are so many athletes drinking beetroot juice, and should you try it too?

In the endurance sport world, we’re always looking for easy ways to improve our performance. Consequently, there are an ever-growing number of supplements claiming to help us go faster without having to train any harder. Of course, nothing beats committed training, but do any of these supplements actually produce the ‘marginal gains’ that they say they do? One product which …